GDC/PGC 2024 Insights: Exploring the Top 10 Use Cases for APK Streaming

Mar 28, 2024

Fresh from the whirlwind of insightful conversations and thought-provoking exchanges at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) and Pocket Gamer Connects (PGC) 2024, the team at Nothing2Install is brimming with excitement about the future of APK streaming. Our discussions with industry leaders, game developers, publishers, and forward-thinking professionals have shed light on the boundless potential of this innovative technology.

As we listened to the challenges, aspirations, and visions shared by our esteemed partners and clients, a common thread emerged – the need for game-changing solutions that can unlock new realms of possibility. Powered by our patented 3Dpipe technology, APK streaming emerges as a transformative force, poised to revolutionize the gaming industry and beyond.

One pivotal aspect driving this revolution is the significant reduction in streaming costs. We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve broken barriers by slashing our prices, making cost-efficient cloud gaming and playable ads more accessible than ever before. With our new pricing model:

CLOUD GAMING – 3 cents / user / hour
PLAYABLE ADS – 10 cents / CPM

This unprecedented pricing strategy opens doors to a plethora of use cases, empowering developers, publishers, and enthusiasts to explore the full potential of APK streaming. From enhancing game discoverability to enabling cross-platform compatibility, the possibilities are limitless.

Through our enlightening conversations, we’ve distilled the top 10 use cases that resonate most profoundly with the needs and ambitions of our clients and partners. Join us as we explore these groundbreaking applications of APK streaming.

Revolutionizing Game Discoverability with Frictionless Demos
The ability to instantly experience a game without lengthy downloads has been a long-standing desire voiced by many developers and publishers, including Ubisoft and Electronic Arts. APK streaming empowers them to offer immersive, frictionless game demos, fostering higher engagement and conversion rates.

Subscription-Based Game Streaming Services: The Future of Gaming
The concept of a “Netflix for games” was a recurring topic, with companies like Microsoft, Sony, and Nvidia exploring subscription-based models. APK streaming positions Nothing2Install as a frontrunner in bringing this vision to reality, enabling users to access an ever-expanding library of games at their fingertips.

Embracing Ad-Supported Gaming with Seamless Integration
As the discussion turned to monetization strategies, the potential of ad-supported gaming experiences became apparent for companies like Zynga and King. APK streaming enables developers to seamlessly integrate dynamic advertisements, sponsored content, and interactive ad formats directly into the streamed gameplay.

Navigating the App Store Landscape: Bypassing Taxes and Commissions
The challenges posed by app store taxes and commissions were a concern shared by many attendees, including indie developers and larger studios like Epic Games. APK streaming presents a compelling solution, allowing developers and publishers to bypass the traditional distribution model, potentially increasing their revenue shares.

Continuous Evolution: Streamlining Content Updates and Delivery
Ensuring a seamless and up-to-date gaming experience was a priority for many developers, such as Blizzard Entertainment and Riot Games. With APK streaming, they can effortlessly push updates and new content to the cloud servers, providing users with the latest version without the need for additional downloads.

Web-Based Gaming Experiences: Expanding Horizons
The rise of web-based gaming was a hot topic, with companies like Facebook and Amazon exploring this space
. APK streaming positions Nothing2Install as a frontrunner, enabling developers to stream games directly to web browsers and foster broader accessibility and discoverability for their offerings.

Reaching Underserved Markets: Transcending Boundaries
Discussions around market expansion and reaching underserved regions highlighted the potential of APK streaming for companies like Tencent and Krafton. By leveraging cloud infrastructure, developers can cater to markets where traditional game distribution channels may be limited or inaccessible.

Preserving Gaming History: Archiving Classic Titles
The preservation of gaming heritage and ensuring classic titles like “Pac-Man,” “Super Mario Bros.,” and “Doom” remain accessible emerged as a concern for many attendees. APK streaming presents a solution, enabling the streaming and archiving of beloved games for future generations.

Mobile Gaming Redefined: Cloud-Powered Performance
The demand for high-fidelity graphics and performance on mobile devices was a recurring theme for developers like Supercell and Mixi. APK streaming answers this need by offloading resource-intensive rendering to powerful cloud servers, delivering an unparalleled mobile gaming experience.

Enabling Cross-Platform Compatibility
As gaming platforms diversify, developers like Ubisoft and Square Enix expressed the need for seamless cross-platform compatibility. APK streaming can facilitate the distribution of games across various devices and operating systems, ensuring a consistent and optimized experience for players.

These 10 use cases are just the beginning of the transformative journey that APK streaming promises to usher in. At Nothing2Install, we are thrilled to collaborate with our esteemed partners and clients, turning their visions into reality and pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in the gaming industry and beyond.

Stay tuned as we continue to explore and unlock the full potential of APK streaming, driven by the insights and aspirations shared during the unforgettable GDC and PGC 2024.